Table 2: Mean MIC values of ethyl acetate and ethanol extracts from flesh, seed, and mace of Myristica fragrans against oral pathogens.

Mean minimum inhibitory concentration
Bacteria speciesExtracts(MIC) value ± 0.00 (SD) (mg/mL)
FleshSeedMace

Streptococcus mutans ATCC 25175Ethyl acetate1.2520ND
Ethanol101020
Streptococcus mitis ATCC 6249 Ethyl acetate0.6252020
Ethanol555
Streptococcus salivarius ATCC 13419Ethyl acetate0.62580ND
Ethanol52040
Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans ATCC 29522 Ethyl acetate1.252020
Ethanol102040
Porphyromonas gingivalis ATCC 33277Ethyl acetate1.25160ND
Ethanol51020
Fusobacterium nucleatum ATCC 25586Ethyl acetateNDNDND
EthanolNDNDND

Lowest MIC value indicates the highest inhibitory effect.
ND: no detectable data.